Words Like Plumeria Blossoms

Going to the Movies

A good Sister in Christ mentioned to me a couple of weeks ago how much she enjoyed these things I write each week. I really appreciated that. It made me realize that maybe they are not a waste of time after all. Someone else asked where I get the ideas for these...

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Karl Marx

Many years ago a small Jewish boy asked his father, "Why must we surrender our Jewish faith and start to attend Lutheran services here in Germany?The father replied, "Son, we must abandon our faith so that people will accept us and support our business adventures!"The...

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Bad Company

An old parrot flew out of a farm house and joined some crows in a watermelon patch. The farmer, not knowing this and trying to protect his crop from the crows, blasted them with his shotgun. The results were dead crows and one ruffled parrot with a missing toe. The...

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Make a Difference

Do you ever think that one person really doesn't matter? Tabitha Brown proved that one person does matter. It was 1846. She joined one of the wagon trains of adventurers hoping to start a life in America's west.Grandma Brown, as she was affectionately called, was 62...

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One Person

Dr. Frank Mayfield was touring Tewksbury Institute when, on his way out, he accidentally collided with an elderly floor maid.To cover the awkward moment Dr. Mayfield started asking questions,"How long have you worked here?""I've worked here almost since the place...

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Parents’ Influence

"Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged." -- Colossians 3:21 (NIV)We father's have a very important role to play in the lives of our children. God could have chosen any role he wanted, but as another has said, he chose to present...

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